Levetiracetam and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Levetiracetam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Levetiracetam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,325 people who have side effects when taking Levetiracetam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 28, 2017

17,325 people reported to have side effects when taking Levetiracetam.
Among them, 163 people (0.94%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levetiracetam cause Weight gain?

Time on Levetiracetam when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Levetiracetam *:

  • female: 68 %
  • male: 32 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Levetiracetam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.12 %
  • 10-19: 16.49 %
  • 20-29: 7.22 %
  • 30-39: 12.37 %
  • 40-49: 12.37 %
  • 50-59: 17.53 %
  • 60+: 29.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 7.36%)
  • Depression (9 people, 5.52%)
  • Convulsion (9 people, 5.52%)
  • Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome (8 people, 4.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 3.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topiramate (14 people, 8.59%)
  • Lamotrigine (14 people, 8.59%)
  • Lyrica (12 people, 7.36%)
  • Simvastatin (11 people, 6.75%)
  • Keppra (11 people, 6.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drowsiness (30 people, 18.40%)
  • Fatigue (26 people, 15.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (24 people, 14.72%)
  • Depression (24 people, 14.72%)
  • Convulsion (19 people, 11.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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